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Quick Fact
  • 2,976

  • 746

  • 5%

  • 2,1%

  • 91,3%

  • 0,9%

Blouberg is Afrikaans for 'blue mountain'. (GPS coordinates: 23.1418 S, 28.9987 E).

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  • Raper PE. 2004. New dictionary of South African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers.

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population2,976
Young (0-14)37,7%
Working Age (15-64)57,3%
Elderly (65+)5%
Dependency ratio74,6
Sex ratio84,2
Population density1195 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+30,9%
Higher education aged 20+5%
Matric aged 20+21,6%
Number of households746
Average household size4
Female headed households61,7%
Formal dwellings96,5%
Housing owned/paying off87,9%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage0,9%
Weekly refuse removal1,1%
Piped water inside dwelling2,1%
Electricity for lighting91,3%

Place names

Blouberg Municipality